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|Company: Contemporary Works / Vintage Works, Ltd.|
258 Inverness Circle
Chalfont, Pennsylvania 18914 USA
Contact: Alex Novak and Marthe Smith
Ref.#: 10457Price: $4,500
Medium: Silver printMount: unmountedPhoto Date: 1934Print Date: 1934Dimensions: 3-1/2 x 2-1/4 in. (89 x 57 mm)Photo Country: Czech RepublicPhotographer Country: Czech Republic
With photographer's stamp on verso. His vintage contact prints from the 1930s are very rare and sought after. For two variations of this image, see: Fotografický obzor (Photographic Horizon, monthly magazine), 1940, No.7, p.78 and Jirí Mašín, Josef Ehm (SNKLHU, Prague 1961), pl.1. Provenance: the artist's wife's personal collection. Josef Ehm was born August 1, 1909 in Habartov, Czechoslovakia. Along with Jamomir Funke, he was a teacher at the State School of Graphic Art in Prague from 1934 to 1946. In 1935 he participated in preparation of the legendary book "Photography Sees Surface". His artistic photographs are renowned for a unique combination of avant-garde creative methods and technical brilliance. He was a part of the New Objectivity movement. He died in 1989.Shipping and insurance costs will be added to the price and must be paid for by the buyer. Pennsylvania buyers must pay appropriate local sales tax. International clients are responsible for their VAT and other custom's oriented charges.